Winthrop Professor Brenda Walker

The 'right book' scoops Victorian Premier's Award

Thursday, 30 September 2010

A book that celebrates the power of literature has won its author - The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Professor Brenda Walker - a Victorian Premier's Literary Award.

Paavali Jumppanen - Picture courtesy of Petri-Puromies

'Kid brother' pianist to wow Perth

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

As part of The University of Western Australia's Keyed Up! series, internationally celebrated Finnish pianist Paavali Jumppanen will present a recital celebrating the works of Beethoven and Mozart, as well as premiering a commissioned new work by Finnish composer Jouni Kaipainen.

UWA Albany student Owen Davies lands a starring role

UWA Albany Student Stars

Friday, 17 September 2010

A spur of the moment decision to audition for ‘No Time for Timmy' landed UWA Albany student Owen Davies the lead role in the Spectrum Theatre production. Written and directed by Albany local Elaine Grant, this thought provoking work explores the challenges of dealing with mental illness.

 Dr Clio Cresswell enjoys discussing mathematics and sex

Numbers add Spice

Friday, 17 September 2010

Mathematics and sex? That's right, the two are very much intertwined. The Friends of UWA Albany and the City of Albany are pleased to have well known mathematician and television identity Dr Clio Cresswell present the 2010 Amity Lecture on this intriguing topic.

Emeritus Professor Laksiri Jayasuriya

Former World Bank president praises UWA book

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

A former president of the World Bank, James Wolfensohn, has praised a new book about Sri Lanka written by an academic from The University of Western Australia.

Young guitarists strike gold for UWA

Monday, 13 September 2010

Ten young guitarists from The University of Western Australia's School of Music Guitar Ensemble won the highest praise at a competition adjudicated by one of the world's most acclaimed classical guitarists.

Interested high school student in Science Lab

UWA Albany Open Day Success

Monday, 6 September 2010

The UWA Albany Centre held its annual Open Day on Friday August 27 for students, parents and anyone interested in finding out all that UWA Albany has to offer. Over 300 people took the opportunity to explore the Centre and discover the courses on offer.

Trove editors seek writing treasure

Monday, 6 September 2010

Editors of Trove, The University of Western Australia's first online creative writing journal, are calling for submissions for the first issue, to be launched in November.

Tammy enjoying her time in Sweden

Northern Exposure

Friday, 3 September 2010

Many students studying at The University of Western Australia Albany Centre find themselves, at some stage during their degree, paying a visit to what they affectionately refer to as ‘the northern campus'. For some this means a visit to UWA in Perth, but for others, like Tammy London, their studies take them much further north.

Coral Forest

Centre to Study Our Unique Marine Estate

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

A new $63 million Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre based at The University of Western Australia will boost marine science capacity in Australia, according to UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson.